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Cheltenham Literature Festival Special2017080720170808James Walton presents a special edition recorded at 2011's Cheltenham Literature Festival.

The radio panel game of literary correctness

Dorothy Parker2013060220180124 (BBC7)
20180125 (BBC7)
20160612 (R4)
James Walton puts his guests' literary knowledge to the test.

The radio panel game of literary correctness

Greek Tragedy2013052620180117 (BBC7)
20180118 (BBC7)
20160605 (R4)
With guests Mark Billingham and Natalie Haynes on Greek tragedy.

The radio panel game of literary correctness

Ian Fleming2013061620180207 (BBC7)
20180208 (BBC7)
James Walton tests Sebastian Faulks, John Walsh, Mark Billingham and Natalie Haynes.

The radio panel game of literary correctness

Mark Twain2013051920180110 (BBC7)
20180111 (BBC7)
With guest panellists John O'Farrell and Jane Thynne. Author of the Week is Mark Twain.

The radio panel game of literary correctness

William Blake2013060920180131 (BBC7)
20180201 (BBC7)
20160522 (R4)
James Walton tests his guests on their literary knowledge.

The radio panel game of literary correctness

0101Jane Austen1998073120190103 (BBC7)
20190104 (BBC7)
James Walton quizzes Sebastian Faulks, John Walsh, Victoria Glendinning and Tracey MacLeod

The radio panel game of literary correctness

0102Raymond Chandler1998080720190110 (BBC7)
20190111 (BBC7)
James Walton's literary quiz.

The radio panel game of literary correctness

The radio panel game of literary correctness

0103T S Eliot1998081420190117 (BBC7)
20190118 (BBC7)
James Walton's literary quiz.

The radio panel game of literary correctness

0104Martin Amis1998082120190124 (BBC7)
20190125 (BBC7)
James Walton's literary quiz. From August 1998.

The radio panel game of literary correctness

0105D H Lawrence1998082820190131 (BBC7)
20190201 (BBC7)
James Walton's literary panel quiz.

The radio panel game of literary correctness

0106 LASTCharles Dickens1998090420190207 (BBC7)
20190208 (BBC7)
James Walton chairs the knockabout book quiz.

The radio panel game of literary correctness

0201William Shakespeare1999070720190509 (BBC7)
20190510 (BBC7)
20190511 (BBC7)
James Walton chairs the literary quiz.

The radio panel game of literary correctness

0202Arthur Conan Doyle1999071420190516 (BBC7)
20190517 (BBC7)
Literary quiz with Sebastian Faulks, John Walsh, Tracey Macleod and Philippa Gregory.

The radio panel game of literary correctness

0203The Bronte Sisters1999072120180103 (BBC7)
20180104 (BBC7)
20190523 (BBC7)
20190524 (BBC7)
20160515 (R4)
James Walton's literary quiz with Sebastian Faulks and John Walsh.

The radio panel game of literary correctness

0204James Joyce1999072820190530 (BBC7)
20190531 (BBC7)
Literary quiz with Sebastian Faulks, John Walsh, Lynne Truss and Nigel Williams.

The radio panel game of literary correctness

The radio panel game of literary correctness

0205Ernest Hemingway1999080420190606 (BBC7)
20190607 (BBC7)
Literary quiz with Sebastian Faulks, John Walsh, Tracey Macleod and Philippa Gregory.

The radio panel game of literary correctness

The radio panel game of literary correctness

0206 LASTOscar Wilde1999081120190613 (BBC7)
20190614 (BBC7)
Literary quiz with Sebastian Faulks, John Walsh, Harry Ritchie and Frank Delaney

The radio panel game of literary correctness

The radio panel game of literary correctness

Literary quiz with Sebastian Faulks, John Walsh, Harry Ritchie and Frank Delaney

The radio panel game of literary correctness

0301Thomas Hardy2000051020190926 (BBC7)
20190927 (BBC7)
20190928 (BBC7)
The radio panel game of literary correctness. With James Walton.

The radio panel game of literary correctness. With James Walton.

0302Agatha Christie2000051720191003 (BBC7)
20191004 (BBC7)
The radio panel game of literary correctness. With James Walton.

The radio panel game of literary correctness. With James Walton.

0303Geoffrey Chaucer2000052420191010 (BBC7)
20191011 (BBC7)
The radio panel game of literary correctness. With James Walton.
0304Kingsley Amis2000053120191017 (BBC7)
20191018 (BBC7)
The radio panel game of literary correctness. With James Walton.

The radio panel game of literary correctness. With James Walton.

The radio panel game of literary correctness. With James Walton.

0305Samuel Beckett2000060720191024 (BBC7)
20191025 (BBC7)
The radio panel game of literary correctness. With James Walton.
0306 LASTEvelyn Waugh2000061420191031 (BBC7)
20191101 (BBC7)
The radio panel game of literary correctness. With James Walton.
0401William Wordsworth2001041120200123 (BBC7)
20200124 (BBC7)
James Walton's quiz with Sebastian Faulks, John Walsh, Tracey Macleod and Gary Younge.

The radio panel game of literary correctness

James Walton's quiz with Sebastian Faulks, John Walsh, Tracey Macleod and Gary Younge.

James Walton's quiz with Sebastian Faulks, John Walsh, Tracey Macleod and Gary Younge.

0402Graham Greene2001041820200130 (BBC7)
20200131 (BBC7)
Sebastian Faulks, John Walsh, Jonathan Myerson and Jane Thynne on the literary quiz.

The radio panel game of literary correctness

Sebastian Faulks, John Walsh, Jonathan Myerson and Jane Thynne on the literary quiz.

Sebastian Faulks, John Walsh, Jonathan Myerson and Jane Thynne on the literary quiz.

0403Enid Blyton2001042520200206 (BBC7)
20200207 (BBC7)
Sebastian Faulks, John Walsh, Sue Limb and Victoria Coren on the literary quiz

The radio panel game of literary correctness

Sebastian Faulks, John Walsh, Sue Limb and Victoria Coren on the literary quiz

Sebastian Faulks, John Walsh, Sue Limb and Victoria Coren on the literary quiz

0404John Updike2001050220200213 (BBC7)
20200214 (BBC7)
Sebastian Faulks, John Walsh, Tracey Macleod and Gary Younge on the literary quiz

The radio panel game of literary correctness

Sebastian Faulks, John Walsh, Tracey Macleod and Gary Younge on the literary quiz

Sebastian Faulks, John Walsh, Tracey Macleod and Gary Younge on the literary quiz

0405Harold Pinter2001050920200220 (BBC7)
20200221 (BBC7)
Sebastian Faulks, John Walsh, Jane Thynne and Jonathan Myerson on the literary quiz.

The radio panel game of literary correctness

Sebastian Faulks, John Walsh, Jane Thynne and Jonathan Myerson on the literary quiz.

0406 LASTJohn Betjeman2001051620200227 (BBC7)
20200228 (BBC7)
Sebastian Faulks, John Walsh, Victoria Coren and Sue Limb on the literary quiz.

The radio panel game of literary correctness

Sebastian Faulks, John Walsh, Victoria Coren and Sue Limb on the literary quiz.

The radio panel game of literary correctness

0501Ian Fleming2002040320200709 (BBC7)
20200710 (BBC7)
20200711 (BBC7)
Sebastian Faulks, John Walsh, Nigel Williams and Harry Ritchie on the literary quiz.

The radio panel game of literary correctness

0502Samuel Taylor Coleridge2002041020200716 (BBC7)
20200717 (BBC7)
Sebastian Faulks, John Walsh, Stephen Fry and Lynne Truss on the literary quiz.

The radio panel game of literary correctness

0503Virginia Woolf2002041720200723 (BBC7)
20200724 (BBC7)
Sebastian Faulks, John Walsh, Russell Davies and Sue Limb on the literary quiz.

The radio panel game of literary correctness

The radio panel game of literary correctness

0504Jrr Tolkien2002042420200730 (BBC7)
20200731 (BBC7)
Sebastian Faulks, John Walsh, Harry Ritchie and Nigel Williams on the literary quiz.

The radio panel game of literary correctness

The radio panel game of literary correctness

0505Philip Larkin2002050120200806 (BBC7)
20200807 (BBC7)
James Walton's literary quiz with special guest Stephen Fry. From May 2002.

The radio panel game of literary correctness

0506P G Wodehouse2002050820200813 (BBC7)
20200814 (BBC7)
James Walton's literary quiz. Author of the week is P G Wodehouse. From 2002.

The radio panel game of literary correctness

The radio panel game of literary correctness

0601George Orwell2003040220201105 (BBC7)
20201106 (BBC7)
James Walton's literary quiz. Author of the week is George Orwell. From April 2003.

The radio panel game of literary correctness

0602Samuel Johnson2003041620201112 (BBC7)
20201113 (BBC7)
James Walton's literary quiz with Sebastian Faulks, John Walsh, Sue Limb, Joanne Harris.

The radio panel game of literary correctness

0603Lewis Carroll2003042320201119 (BBC7)
20201120 (BBC7)
James Walton's quiz with Sebastian Faulks, John Walsh, Louise Doughty and John O'Farrell.

The radio panel game of literary correctness

James Walton's quiz with Sebastian Faulks, John Walsh, Louise Doughty and John O'Farrell.

0604Jane Austen2003050720201203 (BBC7)
20201204 (BBC7)
James Walton's quiz with Sebastian Faulks, John Walsh, Sue Limb and Joanne Harris.

The radio panel game of literary correctness

0605Franz Kafka2003043020201126 (BBC7)
20201127 (BBC7)
Literary quiz. Author of the week is Franz Kafka. From April 2003.

The radio panel game of literary correctness

0801Raymond Chandler2008100620160201 (BBC7)
20160202 (BBC7)
James Walton takes the chair. Guests are Lynne Truss and Mark Billingham.

The radio panel game of literary correctness

0802Seamus Heaney20160208James Walton takes the chair. Guests are Sue Limb and Andrew Motion.

The radio panel game of literary correctness

0802Seamus Heaney20160209
08032008102020160215 (BBC7)
20160216 (BBC7)
James Walton takes the chair, flanked by captains Sebastian Faulks and John Walsh.

The radio panel game of literary correctness

0804Jk Rowling2008102720160222 (BBC7)James Walton takes the chair, flanked by captains Sebastian Faulks and John Walsh.

The radio panel game of literary correctness

0805Dh Lawrence2008110320160229 (BBC7)
20160301 (BBC7)
James Walton takes the chair, flanked by captains Sebastian Faulks and John Walsh.

The radio panel game of literary correctness

0806Robert Burns2008111020160307 (BBC7)
20160308 (BBC7)
James Walton takes the chair, flanked by captains Sebastian Faulks and John Walsh.

The radio panel game of literary correctness

0901Alan Bennett2006061220180830 (BBC7)
20180831 (BBC7)
20180901 (BBC7)
James Walton quizzes the panel in the literary quiz show.

Team captains Sebastian Faulks and John Walsh with guests Michèle Roberts and Harry Ritchie.

The Author of the Week and subject for pastiche is Alan Bennett.

Reader: Beth Chalmers.

Producer Katie Marsden

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in June 2006.

James Walton quizzes Sebastian Faulks, John Walsh, Michele Roberts and Harry Ritchie.

The radio panel game of literary correctness

0902Henry James2006061920180906 (BBC7)
20180907 (BBC7)
James Walton quizzes the panel in the literary quiz show.

Team captains Sebastian Faulks and John Walsh with guests Peter Kemp and Miles Kington.

The Author of the Week and subject for pastiche is Henry James.

Reader: Beth Chalmers.

Producer Katie Marsden

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in June 2006.

James Walton quizzes Sebastian Faulks, John Walsh, Peter Kemp and Miles Kington.

The radio panel game of literary correctness

0903Aa Milne2006062620180913 (BBC7)
20180914 (BBC7)
James Walton quizzes the panel in the literary quiz show.

Team captains Sebastian Faulks and John Walsh with guests Sue Limb and John O'Farrell.

The Author of the Week and subject for pastiche is AA Milne

Reader: Beth Chalmers.

Producer Katie Marsden

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in June 2006.

James Walton quizzes Sebastian Faulks, John Walsh, Sue Limb and John O'Farrell.

The radio panel game of literary correctness

0904Sylvia Plath2015062320180920 (BBC7)
20180921 (BBC7)
James Walton quizzes the panel in the literary quiz show.

Team captains Sebastian Faulks and John Walsh with guests Michèle Roberts and Harry Ritchie.

The Author of the Week and subject for pastiche is Sylvia Plath.

Reader: Beth Chalmers.

Producer Katie Marsden

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in July 2006.

James Walton quizzes Sebastian Faulks, John Walsh, Mich\u00e8le Roberts and Harry Ritchie.

The radio panel game of literary correctness

0905Wb Yeats2015063020180927 (BBC7)
20180928 (BBC7)
James Walton quizzes the panel in the literary quiz show.

Team captains Sebastian Faulks and John Walsh with guests Peter Kemp and Miles Kington.

The Author of the Week and subject for pastiche is WB Yeats.

Reader: Beth Chalmers.

Producer Katie Marsden

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in June 2006.

James Walton quizzes Sebastian Faulks, John Walsh, Peter Kemp and Miles Kington.

The radio panel game of literary correctness

0906Thomas Hardy2015070720181004 (BBC7)
20181005 (BBC7)
James Walton quizzes the panel in the literary quiz show.

Team captains Sebastian Faulks and John Walsh with guests Sue Limb and John O'Farrell.

The Author of the Week and subject for pastiche is Thomas Hardy.

Reader: Beth Chalmers.

Producer Katie Marsden

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in July 2006.

James Walton quizzes Sebastian Faulks, John Walsh, Sue Limb and John O'Farrell.

The radio panel game of literary correctness

1201Sir Arthur Conan Doyle2010012720160425 (BBC7)
20160426 (BBC7)
James Walton quizzes John Walsh, Lynne Truss, Mark Billingham and John O'Farrell.

The radio panel game of literary correctness

1202Irvine Welsh2010020320160502 (BBC7)
20160503 (BBC7)
James Walton chairs. With John Walsh, Lynne Truss, Jane Thynne and Christopher Brookmyre.

The radio panel game of literary correctness

1203Anton Chekhov2010021020160509 (BBC7)
20160510 (BBC7)
James Walton chairs. With John Walsh, Lynne Truss, Peter Kemp and Tibor Fischer.

The radio panel game of literary correctness

1204Nancy Mitford2010021720160516 (BBC7)
20160517 (BBC7)
James Walton quizzes John Walsh, Lynne Truss, John O'Farrell and Mark Billingham.

The radio panel game of literary correctness

1205John Donne2010022420160523 (BBC7)
20160524 (BBC7)
James Walton chairs. With John Walsh, Lynne Truss, Jane Thynne and Christopher Brookmyre.

The radio panel game of literary correctness

1206Jd Salinger2010030320160530 (BBC7)
20160531 (BBC7)
James Walton chairs. With John Walsh, Lynne Truss, Tibor Fischer and Peter Kemp.

The radio panel game of literary correctness

1401P G Wodehouse2010100520160718 (BBC7)
20160719 (BBC7)
James Walton chairs, with John Walsh, Sebastian Faulks, Francis Wheen and Ian McMillan.

The radio panel game of literary correctness

1402Tennessee Williams2010101220160725 (BBC7)
20160726 (BBC7)
James Walton on literary correctness with team captains John Walsh and Sebastian Faulks.

The radio panel game of literary correctness

1403Marcel Proust2010101920160801 (BBC7)
20160802 (BBC7)
James Walton chairs the literary quiz, where the author of the week is Marcel Proust.

The radio panel game of literary correctness

1404The Beats2010102620160808 (BBC7)
20160809 (BBC7)
James Walton chairs the literary quiz, discussing the famous writers' collective.

The radio panel game of literary correctness

1405Stephenie Meyer2010110220160815 (BBC7)
20160816 (BBC7)
James Walton hosts the literary quiz, discussing the Twilight author with his guests.

The radio panel game of literary correctness

1406Edgar Allan Poe2010110920160822 (BBC7)
20160823 (BBC7)
James Walton, his team captains and guests delve into the troubled life of Edgar Allan Poe

The radio panel game of literary correctness

1501Sir John Betjeman2012012020170626 (BBC7)
20170627 (BBC7)
James Walton quizzes Sebastian Faulks, John Walsh, Sir Andrew Motion and Sue Limb.

The radio panel game of literary correctness

1502Daniel Defoe2012012720170703 (BBC7)
20170704 (BBC7)
The guest panellists are crime writer Mark Billingham and journalist Jane Thynne.

The radio panel game of literary correctness

1503Gustave Flaubert2012020320170710 (BBC7)
20170711 (BBC7)
James Walton tests Sebastian Faulks, John Walsh, John O'Farrell and Alex Clark.

The radio panel game of literary correctness

1504Terence Rattigan2012021020170717 (BBC7)
20170718 (BBC7)
The guest panellists are former poet laureate Sir Andrew Motion and author Sue Limb.

The radio panel game of literary correctness

1505Jackie Collins2012021720170724 (BBC7)
20170725 (BBC7)
James Walton tests Sebastian Faulks, John Walsh, Jane Thynne and Mark Billingham.

The radio panel game of literary correctness

1506H G Wells2012022420170731 (BBC7)
20170801 (BBC7)
With journalist and critic Alex Clark and novelist and comedy writer John O'Farrell.
1601Ian Fleming20020403
1701John Osborne2014100520180404 (BBC7)
20180405 (BBC7)
20180407 (BBC7)
20161228 (R4)
James Walton tests Sebastian Faulks, John Walsh, Mark Billingham and Lynne Truss.

The radio panel game of literary correctness

1702Jilly Cooper2014101220180411 (BBC7)
20180412 (BBC7)
20170104 (R4)
James Walton tests Sebastian Faulks, John Walsh, Jane Thynne and John O'Farrell.

The radio panel game of literary correctness

1703Gerard Manley Hopkins2014101920180418 (BBC7)
20180419 (BBC7)
20170111 (R4)
James Walton tests Sebastian Faulks, John Walsh, Russell Davies and Sue Limb.

The radio panel game of literary correctness

1704Jerome K Jerome2018042520180426 (BBC7)
20170118 (R4)
James Walton tests Sebastian Faulks, John Walsh, Mark Billingham and Lynne Truss.

The radio panel game of literary correctness

1705Henry Fielding2014110220180502 (BBC7)
20180503 (BBC7)
20170125 (R4)
Guests Jane Thynne and John O'Farrell join team captains Sebastian Faulks and John Walsh.

The radio panel game of literary correctness

1706Virginia Woolf2014110920180509 (BBC7)
20180510 (BBC7)
20170201 (R4)
Guests Russell Davies and Sue Limb join team captains Sebastian Faulks and John Walsh.

The radio panel game of literary correctness